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post #11 of 16
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So it is between the Antec 300 and the M59. Hmmm
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post #12 of 16
HAF 912 is $47 in canada
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post #13 of 16
COOLER MASTER Centurion 5 II
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811119229

My choice:

$20 over your budget, but you can't beat the painted interior and quality for $70:

CM690 II Basic
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811119215
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post #14 of 16
Ifyour willing to wait just a littlemore for some extra cash I'd suggest a Solano 1000 For about $65 after rebates. I likeit more than the antec 900 for sure and its a decent size case (supposedly a small FULL but its more like a large Mid as its not as wide as most FULL's)
The antec 300 il, and Haf 912 are good mid's as well.

You might replace components regularly but for a lot of people, a Case will last many builds, so why cheap out on one of the few parts thats gonna be long-term? I'd save up and buy a nice case, but if your really on a budget, the above choices are solid performers in their price ranges.
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post #15 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by John` View Post
How close are we talking if the mobo is an mATX?
The fans on top, so matx won't make a difference. I mean if you want you can mount them on the outside of the case. It may fit inside, you'll just have to make sure the fans are thin enough and then squeeze them in. 120mm fit fine though. I'm going to be working on his computer soon, so if you want I can measure or take pics in a couple days.

If I didn't just finish a case mod I'd get a beta evo to be perfectly honest. Like I said before, it has a lot of good features combined with lots of places for fans which is rare in a cheap case.
Edited by drjoey1500 - 4/9/11 at 5:49pm
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post #16 of 16
HAF 912 is a great buy for $60 if you don't hate the HAF looks. Plenty of room, great cable management, and good airflow.
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